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Resource Type: Journal Article

NADCP’s Need to Know: Research Update on Adult Drug Courts

This document created by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals was provide a progress update on the effectiveness and success of drug courts.

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Building the Evidence Base for Family Drug Treatment Courts

This document examines the evidence showing the effectiveness and importance of Family Drug Treatment Courts.

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Achieving Racial and Ethnic Fairness in Drug Courts

This document was written in response to the investigation, started by the NADCP Board Resolution to investigate and review what is currently known, and not yet known, about racial-and-ethnic-minority impacts in drug courts.

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Alternative sanctions for drug users: fruitless efforts or miracle solution?

This article examines the effectiveness of providing diversion programs and treatment for drug users versus the traditional court system.

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Assessing Addiction: Concepts and Instruments

This article provides information regarding structure assessment instruments for a variety of clinicians and researchers for their needs.

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Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 44 (2013)

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 44 (2013) 145–158. Contents lists available at SciVerse ScienceDirect. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Regular articles. The comparative effectiveness of outpatient treatment for adolescent substance. abuse: A meta-analysis☆. Emily E. Al. http://dx.doi.org/…

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Emerging Drugs of Abuse: Current Perspectives on Synthetic Cannabinoids

The emerging drugs of abuse article describes the synthetic cannabinoids epidemic sweeping the U.S. and breaks down the chemicals found in it as well as the demographics of usage.

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Creating trauma-informed correctional care: a balance of goals and environment

This journal article discusses the benefits of using trauma informed care when encountering instances of PTSD in specialty courts.

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Homesteading a Pioneer Mental Health Court :A Judicial Perspective From the Last Frontier

This article is about one of the first Mental Health Courts and how it has evolved over the course of its history.

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